New Kid

2020 Newbery Award Winner and Honors

The John Newbery Award winner was announced on Monday, January 27, 2020 and for the first time, a graphic novel won the prestigious award. New Kid, by Jerry Craft, is about a boy of color attending a private school on a scholarship and his struggles to fit with his predominantly rich, white classmates. We carry multiple copies of this book so stop by and check it out!

Four books were selected as Newbery Honors as well. They are:

The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander
Scary Stories for Young Foxes by Christian McKay Heidicker
Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga
Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams